Crooked Road Builds Music Economy

All Appalachians know our region is rich in music – but this doesn’t always translate in to money for local residents.  Yet the Crooked Road, southwestern Virginia’s heritage music trail, is working to change that. In recent years, through careful planning focused on local culture and decision making, this project has helped the region’s traditional […]

White Oak Pumpkin Barn

The Howard-Oldfield family has been farming in Morgan County, KY for over 100 hundred years.  But that doesn’t mean they aren’t ready to try something new.  Last year Ashley Oldfield and her husband John experimented with planting half an acre of pumpkins.  They sold some to the local IGA and a few places in White […]

Sharing the Spirit of Appalachian Kentucky

A video visit with Morgan County, KY photographer Dean Hill and his wife and partner Karen who are able to run a successful art photography business from their lovely, but isolated rural home with the help of high-speed Internet access.